SMM Istanbul Picking up Speed
The new shipbuilding fair SMM Istanbul has already made quite a splash in the international shipbuilding and equipment supply industries. As Peter Hoggett, Sales Manager Lincoln Diesels Spares Ltd., remarks, “both exhibitors and visitors to SMM Hamburg will acknowledge the ‘SMM’ brand name as the maritime industry leader. We are convinced that the organization’s past and proven professionalism will be transferred to this new and exciting event and the SMM Istanbul will be a triumph!” Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH (HMC) and the local partner Goca Fuar Kongre ve Sergi Hizmetleri Ltd.Þti (Goca Exhibitions) will organize this new shipbuilding event for the first time from January 21 to 23, 2009, at the Lütfi Kirdar Convention & Exhibition Centre (ICEC), on the European side of Istanbul.
The new SMM Istanbul is very well accepted by the shipbuilding industry in Turkey, as shown by the lively participation by Turkish companies in the SMM 2008 to be held in Hamburg from 23 to 36 September. The event includes exhibits from this bridging region between Europe and the , on about 1000 square metres of exhibition space, half of these in the Turkish pavilion. That is the largest Turkish contingent so far at the world’s leading industry fair SMM in .
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